UFC shelves show set for Montreal in March

Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) speaks at a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. The MMA organization is returning home to Brazil for UFC 134 on Aug. 28. The Brazilians helped bring mixed martial arts to life in the early 1990s, and they remain some of the sport's top fighters. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) speaks at a news conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday Aug. 25, 2011. The MMA organization is returning home to Brazil for UFC 134 on Aug. 28. The Brazilians helped bring mixed martial arts to life in the early 1990s, and they remain some of the sport's top fighters. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

MONTREAL (AP) — The UFC has postponed its March show in Montreal.

UFC 145 was scheduled for March 24 at the Bell Centre. But the UFC scrapped it for now, citing scheduling complications and a desire to deliver a “championship card.”

UFC director of Canadian operations Tom Wright says he expects Montreal to stage a show later this year.

Most of the fights announced for the March show will be shifted to a card set for April in Atlanta.